Chart of the Day I (above) shows the narrative-destabilizing labor market reality that according to BLS data (here and here) ...
While the Omicron coronavirus strain may turn out to be a momentarily scary false alarm, it could also slow economic growth.
Desmond Lachman outlines the possible consequences of the omicron COVID-19 variant. In the best Omicron case scenario, it would be higher than expected Fed interest rates that might burst US equity ...
People of a certain age will recall the 2009 Obama stimulus bill, an $800 billion behemoth that funded everything from expanded government benefit checks to green energy boondoggles and supposed ...
Nearly one out of 10 adults are classified as suffering from severe obesity. Given the stubborn biology – not to mention the consequences of our often-obesogenic environment – it’s not surprising ...
One of the missing ingredients that’s keeping the American system from functioning well is sufficient local news consumption. This is no revelation to anyone who has watched with even passing interest ...
South Korea’s “Sunshiners” in President Moon Jae-in’s administration have nothing to show for years of solicitousness to Kim Jong Un, and Mr. Moon’s presidency is nearing its end. So they are doubling ...
Legal sales of cannabis, first for medical and now for recreational use, have spread across the country. Yet despite what seems like years of public messaging on the idea that marijuana is a basically ...
But there is also a persistent worry that Moore’s law — the exponential economic phenomenon driving digital advance — is slowing down. And if the key foundation of information technology slows, then ...
Mental illness can profoundly disrupt individual and family efforts to pursue healthy and productive lives, and often becomes ...
This Thanksgiving post has been an annual tradition at CD and I feature a slightly revised version again this year! Like in ...
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has survived and prospered through global depressions, pandemics, and wars. But the CCP’s greatest ...